Difference between revisions of "Cyclotron motion"

From MS Terms Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
(→‎External Links: clean up using AWB)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
{{Def2|
 
{{Def2|
 
Circular motion of a charged particle moving at velocity '''v''' in a magnetic field '''B''' that results from the force q'''v'''×'''B'''.}}
 
Circular motion of a charged particle moving at velocity '''v''' in a magnetic field '''B''' that results from the force q'''v'''×'''B'''.}}
 +
 +
{{asms|
 +
Cyclic rotation of an ion in a fixed magnetic field
 +
}}
  
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==

Revision as of 23:35, 18 July 2009

Obsolete Template

External links

Cyclotron
A device that uses alternating electric fields to accelerate subatomic particles (a particle smaller than an atom, such as an alpha particle or a proton). When these particles strike ordinary nuclei, radioisotopes are formed. For his work in developing the cyclotron in the early 1930s, Ernest Lawrence of the University of California received the 1939 Nobel Prize in Physics.